I had a concussion about two years ago maybe three years (I hit the front left side of my head on the car door). I seen stars, I was dizzy, confussed and nauseated it was horrible. I never sought medical treatment for it but the soon after I noticed a lot of changes in me.
My ability to think clearly and problem solve was greatly diminished. I could no longer figure out the right words to use to express or explain things to someone and as a result I often forget what I was even talking about while trying to find the right words to use. When people would talk to me I could not follow or understand what they were saying and they have to repeat things to me multiple times. I also have terrible difficulty remember things in the short term and often lose balance or get dizzy for no appearent reason. I'm short tempered and irritable and often drool on myself, it is frustrating because I can't explain how I feel or what is going on.
The addition to all of this is the stress, when I am severly stressed out my eyes twitch, my speech slurs, my chest tightens and stomach hurts and I experience confussion. I don't know if my doctor would order tests for me at this point of if anything could even be found all of this time later. I just want to know if I should make a list of my problems for my doctor, present it to him and see what he says, if it's not to late for these symptoms to be reversed? I have been experiencing all of this for at least 2 years maybe closer to three years.
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Yes, you need a complete neurological examination, along with testing for cognition and memory. You will also need to undergo an auditory and speech assessment. Along with this you need to be tested for conditions such as hypothyroidism, diabetes and electrolyte imbalance. Do discuss this with your doctor and get yourself examined. Take care!
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